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June 28, 2014, No comments

Back in April, I married the lovely Alex and Chris, Aussies who were making a new home in New York. He was as handsome as she was beautiful, on that […]

Photo Courtesy of Sugar Beet Photo (Monica Velez)

Modern Family: A Penny for Your Thoughts (or a Franc, or Euro, or Forint)

September 25, 2013, No comments

The recent Supreme Court decisions striking down DOMA (the Defense of Marriage Act) and subsequent decisions by the IRS on the tax status of married s ...

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Dog Days of Summer

June 19, 2013, No comments

For a dog loving officiant like me, Saturday was a happy day indeed!  The day was book-ended by two weddings…. both featuring man’s (and ...

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A Springtime Stroll in Our Park

May 11, 2013, No comments

Just like London has Hyde Park and Kensington Gardens and the Jardin du Luxembourg graces Paris, New York boasts of a most fabulous public garden in C ...

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    Central Park: New York’s Crown Jewel
    September 18, 2012, No comments

    Romantic couples never tire of exchanging vows in Central Park. The booklet below includes some of the favorite “named” locations in the park including Shakespeare Garden, the Bethesda Fountain, Belvedere […]

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    The Most Romantic City in the World!
    July 22, 2012, No comments

    An astounding number of couples from around America and all over the world find New York’s romantic lure irresistible….and they choose to marry in the Big Apple. For many of […]

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    Shakespeare Garden
    October 25, 2011, No comments

    Any season is a good one for an elopement in Central Park, among the world’s most beloved gardens.  Among the hidden gems of the grounds is the Shakespeare Garden in […]